The table below looks at the statistics for the Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tester
Rank 92 87 89
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 13 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.03% 0.87% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 0.91% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 8
Average salary £39,250 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £29,500 £20,050
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £55,000 £41,450
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.30%
Tester
Nottinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Nottingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Nottingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1222 994 935
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 96.60% 96.41% 95.80%
Number of salaries quoted 978 746 811
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,458 £55,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Tester in the job title across the Nottingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

Tester
Salary Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Tester across the Nottingham region.

Tester Salary Trend in Nottingham

Tester
Salary Histogram in Nottingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tester across the Nottingham region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

Tester Salary Histogram in Nottingham

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Nottingham region that cited Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Tester in their job title.

1 18 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (52.94%) QA
2 14 (41.18%) Degree
2 14 (41.18%) Software Testing
3 12 (35.29%) Selenium
4 10 (29.41%) Manual Testing
5 9 (26.47%) Regression Testing
6 8 (23.53%) Scrum
6 8 (23.53%) Computer Science
7 6 (17.65%) C#
7 6 (17.65%) .NET
7 6 (17.65%) ISEB
7 6 (17.65%) Mobile App
7 6 (17.65%) ISTQB
8 5 (14.71%) Automation Testing
8 5 (14.71%) Java
8 5 (14.71%) Windows
8 5 (14.71%) Finance
9 4 (11.76%) SQL
9 4 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (11.76%) Test Scripting
10 3 (8.82%) Risk Analysis
10 3 (8.82%) MCITP
10 3 (8.82%) VLAN
10 3 (8.82%) Wireshark
10 3 (8.82%) Kanban
10 3 (8.82%) Hyper-V
10 3 (8.82%) V-Model
10 3 (8.82%) Open Source
10 3 (8.82%) User Experience

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Nottingham region that cited Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) VLAN
1 3 (8.82%) Wireshark
1 3 (8.82%) VoIP
1 3 (8.82%) WAN
1 3 (8.82%) DHCP
1 3 (8.82%) TCP/IP
1 3 (8.82%) Internet
1 3 (8.82%) RTP
1 3 (8.82%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) DB2
Development Applications
1 12 (35.29%) Selenium
2 3 (8.82%) FogBugz
3 2 (5.88%) NUnit
3 2 (5.88%) JUnit
3 2 (5.88%) NeoLoad
3 2 (5.88%) WebDriver
3 2 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.94%) FitNesse
4 1 (2.94%) Appium
4 1 (2.94%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.94%) Ranorex
4 1 (2.94%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 5 (14.71%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.94%) Marketing
3 1 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.94%) Advertising
3 1 (2.94%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) .NET
2 2 (5.88%) XML
2 2 (5.88%) XSD
2 2 (5.88%) HTML
2 2 (5.88%) HTML5
2 2 (5.88%) Velocity
3 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Computer Science
2 6 (17.65%) Mobile App
3 3 (8.82%) Open Source
3 3 (8.82%) User Experience
3 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.82%) Mainframe
3 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.94%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.94%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Android
2 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (41.18%) Software Testing
3 10 (29.41%) Manual Testing
4 9 (26.47%) Regression Testing
5 8 (23.53%) Scrum
6 5 (14.71%) Automation Testing
7 4 (11.76%) Test Scripting
8 3 (8.82%) Risk Analysis
8 3 (8.82%) Kanban
8 3 (8.82%) V-Model
8 3 (8.82%) Agile Testing
8 3 (8.82%) E-Commerce
8 3 (8.82%) RAD
8 3 (8.82%) TDD
8 3 (8.82%) Automated Testing
9 2 (5.88%) Data Analysis
9 2 (5.88%) HOOD
9 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
9 2 (5.88%) B2B
9 2 (5.88%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.65%) C#
2 5 (14.71%) Java
3 4 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (41.18%) Degree
2 6 (17.65%) ISEB
2 6 (17.65%) ISTQB
3 4 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (8.82%) MCITP
4 3 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (8.82%) MCSE
4 3 (8.82%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (52.94%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Hyper-V
1 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) Avaya
1 3 (8.82%) Cisco
1 3 (8.82%) VMware
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle
2 2 (5.88%) New Relic
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
TDX Group
Salary: Unspecified Competitve Basic + 25 days A/L, health care & pension
Posted: 17 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
TDX Group
Salary: Competitive + pension, healthcare
Posted: 27 days ago